Eloise Tyrell knows the day is coming when she has to wed,
and she hopes that wedding will feature a certain man in
Tudor court, where she serves Queen Anne. When her father
announces her betrothal to someone entirely different, the
cold and sensual Lord Wolf, she has no choice but to obey.
Can the two reluctant intendeds find something more than
carnal desire in a court full of betrayal?
As a huge fan of anything Tudor, WOLF BRIDE caught my
attention immediately. Elizabeth Moss does a remarkable
of keeping the Tudor setting fresh, and the story focuses
a lady-in-waiting and a lord rather than the Tudors
themselves. The royal backdrop is delicious and intriguing
while leaving Eloise and Wolf's intense and passion filled
romance to take center stage. The historical accuracy
courtship procedures, wardrobe, and general lifestyle
practices is wonderful and mostly avoids any unnecessary
romanticizing of the period.
Readers who love a good hate to love romance will get
fill with Eloise and Wolf. They are each such strong
individuals, but both are terribly insecure when it comes
love, and this often leads to jealousy, mistrust, and many
rounds of angry sex. As the two become more emotionally
familiar with the other, their relationship tinges with
perfect amount of potential sweetness, making them a
you consistently want to root for, even when everything is
chaotic and suspicious.
As much as I love both characters, Wolf does seem to have
more character growth than Eloise does. They both
develop, but I kept hoping for a little bit more from
Eloise. She faces so many opportunities to grow, and it
sometimes feels like she just passes them up. Towards the
later end of the story, Wolf faces and witnesses several
brutal scenarios that allowed his character to gain so
ground, and I think overall I was hoping for something
similar with Eloise. This certainly doesn't detract from
great story line, however.
Overall, readers begging for more Tudor stories should
WOLF BRIDE immediately. The unforgettable romance combined
with the addictive setting make Elizabeth Moss's story one
readers won't want to miss.
Hilary Mantel meets Sylvia Day: the first installment
a deliciously erotic trilogy, set against the sumptuous
backdrop of the scandal-ridden Tudor Court.
Bound to him against her will...
Lord Wolf, hardened soldier and expert lover,
has come to King Henry VIII's court to claim his new
a girl who has intrigued him since he first saw her riding
across the Yorkshire moors.
Eloise Tyrell, now
lady-in-waiting to Queen Anne Boleyn, has other ideas. She
has no desire to submit to a man she barely knows and
who-though she is loath to admit it-frightens her more
Their first kiss awakens in both a fierce
desire that bares them to the soul. But as the court
into scandal around the ill-fated Queen, Eloise sees
firsthand what happens when powerful men tire of their